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Category Archive: FORD, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Where Are The Blown Late-Model Cars? Check Out This Supercharged Mustang!

Few engine mods have the stop-and-stare impact of a blower and scoop through the hood. Between the howl of the blower and the promise of mechanical violence through sheer horsepower,...

Bad, Bad Day: Watch As This Cruise Ship Swamps A Tugboat!

One of the many omens that have become part of the legend of the RMS Titanic involves it’s near-miss with the SS City of New York when the doomed ocean liner was leaving Southampton,...

Seemed Like A Great Idea At The Time: Watch As This LS3-Powered Polaris Slingshot Rips Donuts!

The Polaris Slingshot is a polarizing little thing. If you want to break it down, consider it the most hacked version of a Saturn Sky you could possibly get…though that isn’t completely...

Much-Needed Power Boost: A Big-Block V8-swapped Goggomobil Burning Them Down At Northern Nats

Our Aussie friends love to stick a V8 where one never existed before, and we love them for it. We’ve seen them in Japanese kei trucks and vans, little Toyota cars and trucks, Mitsubishis that...

Will Race Anything…Even Gardening Equipment! Check Out Roto-Tiller Racing From Arkansas!

For most people, the only difference between a roto-tiller and a lawnmower is the amount of damage they can inflict on the land. The experience is pretty much the same otherwise: run over the area...

Classic YouTube: Launching A Citroen 2CV Seventy-Five Feet Off Of A Sand Dune

Twenty-nine horsepower is the maximum any Citroen 2CV-based vehicle ever had. Twenty-nine. That means that if you stick with power ratings, a 2CV can compare with the likes of an upper-end riding...

Sideshow: Check Out This Twin-Engine Chevrolet Cavalier! Two Anemic V6s Have To Be Better Than One, Right?

When you throw conventional wisdom out of the window and just start doing something, great things tend to happen. No, really…sometimes overthinking something leads to delays and...

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Morning Symphony: Forget The Neighbors, This Alcohol-Gulping Ford Falcon Will Wake The Whole Damn City!

(Lead photo: Jerry Rissen) You think the neighbor with the unsilenced rooster is annoying? That “beep-beep-beep” of the alarm clock just not getting the job done? Oh, do we have a...

Random Car Review: 1969 Pontiac-Farago CF 428 – Pontiac Grand Prix Meets Italian Coachbuilding!

Imagine it’s 1969. John Z. DeLorean is at the top of his game within General Motors, riding the tidal wave of success that had been his trademark path ever since the 1964 Pontiac GTO came onto...

We Bet Your Fourth Of July Activities Weren’t Nearly As Impressive As The Party In Glacier View, Alaska’s Was! Celebrating The Fourth By Launching Cars Off Of A Cliff!

(Video and lead photo courtesy of Alaska Dispatch News) What did you do on the Fourth of July this year? Bottle rockets? Sparkler bombs? Grill enough roadkill to feed half of the neighborhood? Drink...

Watch The Two Dumbest Men In Russia Fail In The Most Hilarious Way Possible To Steal A Tow From A City Bus

Lots of times people get down on the population in the USA for doing seemingly dumber and dumber stuff as time goes on. We think that is a narrow minded view because the problem isn’t isolated...

The End Of The Mad Canadian: An Interesting Documentary Of Ken Carter’s Tragic Final Jump In A Rocket Powered Firebird (Video)

Try as he did, Ken Carter was never able to make himself a household name during the stunt man boom of the 1970s. He seemed to harbor illusions that he was on the level of Evel Knievel but in...

Video Bonanza: A Collection of Hilarious Car Wash Failures Featuring Complete Morons and Lunatics

Next to screwing up a free lunch, wrecking your car and/or causing serious damage to it while inside a car wash seems a tough thing to do. At some places you literally drive in, pull up until a...

Historic Drag Racing Video: NY National Drag Strip Action Circa 1969 – 4 Wide, Jungle Jim and More!

In the realm of old school drag racing videos this footage from the summer of ’69 at the now dead NY National Drag Strip on Long Island is in the top 1%. The video itself is crisp and clear...